Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
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Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
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Flower of the Day: Sweet Pea

Submitted by on October 5, 2013 – 8:42 amNo Comment
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engish-sweetpeasPink sweet peas grow in profusion at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage in Stratfod-on-Avon, England. These were captured on an early fall day in September 2013.

This is where the wife of William Shakespeare grew up, and it’s said that sweet peas were her favorite flower.

(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

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